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English Dictionary: cattail by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cattail
n
  1. tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Cat-tail \Cat"-tail\, n. (Bot.)
      A tall rush or flag ({Typha latifolia}) growing in marshes,
      with long, flat leaves, and having its flowers in a close
      cylindrical spike at the top of the stem. The leaves are
      frequently used for seating chairs, making mats, etc. See
      {Catkin}.
  
      Note: The {lesser cat-tail} is {Typha angustifolia}.
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